NFL issues warning to fans in Kansas City, plans to proceed with Steelers-Chiefs

The NFL says the AFC divisional playoff game between the Chiefs and Steelers at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday night will go on as scheduled despite icy conditions in the Kansas City area.

Below are five interesting statistics/facts following the Patriots Cheap Gaa Jerseys and Falcons playoff wins.

In Brady’s career (excluding his injured 2008 season), he’s reached the Super Bowl in almost half of his seasons. This is just an insane statistic, especially when you consider he’s been playing for so long.

The Falcons quarterback might be the MVP of the regular season, and he’s kept up his incredible play in the postseason. Ryan has at least three touchdown passes in four straight postseason games, an NFL first.

Obviously this dates back to last season, but it really speaks more to his run this year. He has 1,068 (356 avg.) passing yards with 10 touchdowns and no interceptions through three games (oh yeah, and a rushing score). He’s doing that while completing 70.5 percent of his passes.

Belichick and Brady’s success isn’t exactly new information, but when Cheap Goalie Jerseys Soccer you compare their success to others, it really puts it in perspective. This coach-QB duo has combined to win 24 postseason games, the most in NFL history.

The relatively unknown Patriots receiver blew up Sunday, and matched Julio Jones’ output (9 rec., 180 yards, 2 TD). So where did he come from Hogan came from Monmouth University, where he didn’t get much attention, leading to him being undrafted.

With Atlanta’s win Sunday, the NFC South has now sent every team from its division to the big game, becoming the first division since realignment to accomplish the feat.

If the Patriots quit going to the Super Bowl, perhaps an AFC division could do it next.

Jon Gruden: ‘Iceman’ Eli Manning is last QB teams want to face in playoffs

The Giants’ offense has been struggling most of the season. But Iceman Eli Manning is the last QB that the Packers and other NFL playoff teams want to face in the playoffs, warns Jon Gruden of ESPN.

Eli Manning is the one man I just don’t want to see in the Cheap Elite Nike NFL Jerseys playoffs. He is a flatliner. He has no conscience this time of the year. It’s important (the Packers) have some success early in this game, try to take the crowd out of it, Gruden said during his weekly hit on ESPN2’s Mike and Mike in the Morning with Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic.

Woodson believes the Raiders aren’t far from getting there thanks to an offense that was ‘lights out.’ The production of that unit dimmed when quarterback Derek Carr suffered a season-ending leg injury in Week 16 against Indianapolis.

‘Derek has got to be in that lineup obviously because they were not the same team when he left,’ Woodson said. ‘Keep your guys healthy, eliminate those big plays and then your big-time free agents that come in have to do what they’re expected to do.’

The NFL playoff picture is clear in the AFC as far as which teams make up the six contenders. But only the Steelers and Texans are locked into their seeds No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

Just ask New England how valuable the No. 1 overall seed and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs can be the Patriots lost in Denver in last year’s AFC title game.

That’s why the Patriots have plenty for which to play against the Dolphins, who Cheap Fishing Jerseys wouldn’t mind jumping up to the No. 5 seed in order to face the Texans, rather than the Steelers.

Here are the AFC playoff seeding scenarios in Week 17 for the four teams who don’t have their seeding locked.

Peyton Manning tabbed as speaker for GOP retreat, report says

Tom Brady is reluctant to discuss his friendship with President Donald Trump, but Peyton Manning seems to have found a little time to embrace politics in retirement.

Politico reported Manning is scheduled to speak in front of Trump and other Republicans during a joint Senate-House GOP retreat that began Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Last year’s trade with Philadelphia (which gave the Eagles the opportunity Cheap Denver Broncos Jerseys to draft quarterback Carson Wentz) is the reason Cleveland has two first-round picks.

As for the first pick, an ESPN report in December used the same word enamored when describing the Browns’ interest in Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett, whom many Cheap DUKe Jerseys expect Cleveland to select No. 1 overall if it chooses to keep the pick.

SN’s latest Mock Draft indeed has Garrett going to the Browns at No. 1, but the No. 12 pick is a cornerback, Ohio State’s Gareon Conley.

Cleveland as always, it seems has a decision to make at quarterback for 2017. Robert Griffin III, who signed a two-year deal in March, says he wants to stay with the Browns. But the team would need to pay a $1.5 million roster bonus in order to retain the oft-injured QB.

Count SN’s Vinnie Iyer among those who think Watson would be a much better option. He wrote after Clemson’s national championship win over Alabama why Watson clearly is the top passer in this year’s draft.

Even if the Browns choose not to draft a quarterback, they’ll have more salary cap space than any other NFL team with which to work. That’s why you’ll hear Tyrod Taylor’s name he may or may not become a free agent; that’s a different story mentioned in this conversation, too.

Patriots’ Bill Belichick ‘didn’t know’ Falcons beat Packers before AFC title game

Bill Belichick is master of the little things when it comes to preparation, so we actually, kind of believe him when he says he didn’t know which team New England would face in Cheap Authentic Soccer Jerseys Super Bowl LI as his Patriots dominated the Steelers on Sunday night in the AFC championship game.

Atlanta handled Green Bay on Sunday in the NFC title game, which wrapped up about 20 minutes before the Patriots-Steelers game began. When asked after New England’s win about his initial thoughts on Atlanta, Belichick claimed the matchup was news to him.

The Cowboys coaching staff has been assigned to the NFC side, while the Chiefs staff will handle AFC coaching duties.

Six Atlanta players were named to the Pro Bowl, a list that also includes linebacker Vic Beasley, kicker Matt Bryant, running back Devonta Freeman and center Alex Mack. Four Patriots players earned the honor, including Tom Brady for the 12th time, as well as LB Dont’a Hightower, defensive back Devin McCourty and special teamer Matthew Slater.

Bryant, by his standards, had a mediocre season, catching just 50 balls for 796 yards and eight touchdowns in 13 games.

Brees led the NFL this season with 5,208 passing yards and will be going to his 10th Pro Bowl.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who led the NFL with 40 touchdown passes, opted out of the Pro Bowl and will be replaced by Kirk Cousins.

The Redskins QB completed 67 percent of passes, compiling 4,917 yards Cheap Custom Hockey Jerseys and 25 touchdowns, but tossed 12 interceptions and fumbled nine times.

How have you prepared for the NFL Combine?

Edgerrin James (1999), Ricky Williams (1999) and Jamal Lewis (2000) were 10,000-yard backs for their careers. Elliott validated the Cowboys’ decision to take him with a top-five pick. For what it’s worth, Elliott ran a 4.47 at the NFL Combine in 2016. That’s why NFL Network did an overlay of Fournette and Cook running the 40 against Elliott. It’s close.

If Fournette is selected with a top-five pick, then that team would expect something in the 10,000-yard neighborhood as a maximum and 6,000-8,000 yards as a minimum. Running backs such Freeman McNeil (1981), Garrison Hearst (1993), George Rogers (1981), Curt Warner (1983) and Cheap La Kings Jerseys Cedric Benson (2005) fit that description. McNeil is the only one of those backs who played for the same team his entire career.

That list of top-five picks is flush with backs who didn’t have as much success, including Curtis Enis (1998), Ki-Jana Carter (1995), Brent Fullwood (1987), Alonzo Highsmith (1987) and Trent Richardson (2012). Richardson is the high man among that group with 2,032 career rushing yards. This is the worst-case scenario — and a significant risk — for the team that drafts Fournette.

How have you prepared for the NFL Combine?

Harvey-Clemons: I’ve been training down at Bommaritos, working on some injury recovery and some testing stuff for my Pro Day. I’ve been going through interview prep and how to Cheap Long Sleeve Soccer Jerseys talk to teams and stuff. They’ve been pushing me a lot, getting my strength back and getting myself back. I’ve had to rebuild my strength and speed and technique from the ground up and I’m confident I’ll be in great position for my Pro Day, and I’m looking forward to talk to teams about everything.

What are you hoping to prove at the Combine?

Harvey-Clemons: I just really want to first show them that everything that happened in Georgia is behind me and that’s not who I am now. Since then, and thanks to coach Grantham, I’ve become a better player and a better person.

Tom Brady won’t be able to give Super Bowl MVP truck to James White

Tom Brady insisted that James White deserved Super Bowl 51 MVP honors, but he won’t be able to reward him for it after all.

The Jaguars on Monday notified defensive end Jared Odrick of his release from the team.

We know this not only because Odrick’s agent tweeted news of his client’s free agency, but also because Odrick himself captured the moment of his notification and posted it on social media.

Odrick, who played the last two seasons with the Jaguars after spending his first five NFL seasons with the Dolphins, evidently was vacationing on the northern beaches of the Dominican Republic when he got the call.

For many, the Super Bowl halftime show ranks high on the list of reasons to watch the game on an annual basis. Super Bowl 51 in Houston, where Lady Gaga is scheduled to be the halftime performer, will be no different.

Lady Gaga, of course, is no stranger to the Super Bowl stage, as she sang the national anthem before Super Bowl 50. Country music star Luke Bryan is scheduled to sing the national anthem before Cheap Kids Jerseys NBA Super Bowl 51.

Lady Gaga’s halftime show likely will join a long list of memorable Super Bowl performances she has never been one to hold anything back, hence rumors of her performing Cheap Jerseys Youth at least part of her halftime show on the roof of NRG Stadium.

Adding to the flare of the Super Bowl halftime show will be the prop bets. And there are plenty.

SN source: 49ers to hire Jeff Zgonina as defensive line coach

The 49ers have a new defensive line coach.

Sporting News has learned that Jeff Zgonina will be leaving his post as the Giants’ assistant defensive line coach to join Kyle Shanahan’s staff.

Brady, 39, was named the Super Bowl 51 MVP after throwing for 466 yards and two touchdowns and overcoming a 25-point deficit in an overtime win over the Falcons.

Vick, 36, meanwhile didn’t play this past season but still likes the idea of playing in the NFL should a team need an emergency QB.

“I’m just going to keep my options open,” said Vick, who Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Online announced his retirement Friday. “As of right now I’m officially retired but I’m going to continue to work out, I’m going to get myself in tip-top shape and just leave the door open. Things happen throughout the course of a season, guys get hurt. I have a lot of relationships with a lot of coaches around the league and I don’t think Cheap Jerseys USA I should discredit those services. I should always be serviceable and accessible just in case somebody needs me one day.”

Vick ended his 13-season NFL career with 133 touchdowns and 88 interceptions. He also rushed for 36 touchdowns. Unfortunately, his career was tainted by a brutal dog fighting scandal that led to prison time for the dynamic quarterback.

Falcons overhaul defensive coaching staff after Super Bowl collapse, report says

If the Falcons are to rise from the ashes of their historic Super Bowl 51 collapse, they will do so with new coordinators on both sides of the ball.

Defensive coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox both Cheap Jerseys Sell were relieved of their coaching duties Tuesday, Sporting News first reported, after Atlanta blew a 28-3 third-quarter lead Sunday to champion New England, the largest comeback in Super Bowl history.

“If I have a chance to bring one of these premiere pass rushers, one of these war daddies that takes two to block, if I have a chance to get a player like that — I would … it’s not a Cheap Jerseys To Design question of that,” Jones said on ESPN Dallas 103.3 (via the Dallas Morning News). “It’s a question of where is he? And who gives him up if he’s a veteran, or where is he in the draft, or where is he anywhere? So, yeah we do need pressure. We’re going to try to do something about it.”

Texas A&M defensive end and consensus No. 1 prospect Myles Garrett has made it clear he’d love to get drafted by the Cowboys, his hometown team. However, the Cowboys won’t draft until pick No. 28, and Garrett will be a long gone by then. Jones would need to put a substantial package together to jump up to the No. 1 or No. 2 pick in the draft.

Yes, Falcons fans, that meltdown really was historic and here’s proof

How rare, almost utterly unprecedented, was the Falcons’ collapse (or Patriots’ comeback, if you prefer) in the Super Bowl?

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, before Super Bowl 51 only six times in 2,655 games in NFL history had a team come back from a 25-point or more deficit to win a game.

That’s 99.8 percent of the time that the team with the lead won. That correlates with ESPN’s win probability model that gave the Falcons a 99.8 percent chance of winning with 6:04 remaining in the third quarter.

Because the Raiders were trapped in a decade that featured the Steelers winning four Super Bowls and Miami going undefeated, this incredible team’s dominance does not always get the recognition it deserves. The Raiders lost only once — and avenged that blowout defeat against the Patriots with a comeback in their first playoff game — and then took the conference title game and Super Bowl by a combined 35 points.

Tony Banks was supposed to be the Ravens’ starting Cheap Jerseys And Jordans quarterback, and he was given half a Cheap Infant Jerseys season before the coaching staff saw enough — three losses, and five games without a touchdown — to make the move to Trent Dilfer. Was he Hall-of-Fame quality? No, but the Raiders scored 20 or more points in all but two of his starts, which included four postseason games. The defense was great from the start, allowing only 165 points in the regular season.

Movie about Tom Brady, Patriots’ Super Bowl 51 win in the works

The Patriots defeated the Falcons in perhaps the best Super Bowl ever, so of course there’s going to be a movie made about it, as well as a book.

According to Deadline, movie writers Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson are Cheap Football Practice Jerseys attached to the project as well as author Casey Sherman and Boston journalist Dave Wedge. Sherman and Wedge worked on the book “Boston Strong” that Tamasy and Johnson turned into the movie “Patriots Day” starring Mark Wahlberg.

The Dolphins released starting defensive end Mario Williams on Thursday and it appears starting left tackle Branden Albert will follow him out of Miami.

Williams’ release is not a surprise. Brought in as a pass rusher, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft collected just 1 1/2 sacks last season and was set to cost the Dolphins $10.5 million against the cap in 2017.

Former Dolphins defensive coordinator — now Broncos head coach — Vance Joseph called Williams out last season, saying he needed to “play harder.”

Williams, 32, will likely only receive one-year offers after a disappointing campaign. The Dolphins saved $8.5 million in cap space by releasing him.

It was originally reported that the Dolphins would also release Albert. However, according to, Miami is still trying to trade the No. 15 overall pick in the 2008 Draft.